April Issue 2010

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COURTROOM BIGOTRY EXPLODES: MICHIGAN GRIEVANCE FILED

By | April 12th, 2010|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

On March 3, the Catholic League filed a formal complaint with the Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission regarding anti-Catholic comments made by defense attorney Henry Scharg. In a Wayne County Circuit Court hearing concerning a woman charged with smothering her newborn daughter to death, her attorney, Henry Scharg, sought repeatedly to malign trial judge Dan Ryan, accusing [...]

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MUSLIM MASSACRE

By | April 12th, 2010|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

  Muslim violence against Christians in Nigeria exploded in March. According to one newspaper, “dozens of bodies lined the streets” of three Christian villages in northern Nigeria. “Other victims of the weekend’s Muslim fury jammed a local morgue, the limbs of slaughtered children tangled in a grotesque mess.”  Children were scalped and “officials estimate that 500 [...]

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FATHER RICK: HAITIAN HERO

By | April 12th, 2010|Categories: Catalyst, From The President's Desk|Tags: |

Mother Teresa never sought fame—she was content to simply care for the sick and indigent without notice or fanfare. While she was unique in many ways, she was not the first, or the last, of great Catholic heroes who are blessed with incredible humility. Father Richard Frechette is cut from the same cloth: he services the [...]

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D.C. ARCHDIOCESE REACTS TO GAY MARRIAGE

By | April 12th, 2010|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Starting on March 2, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington no longer extended health benefits to spouses of new employees and to the spouses of current employees not already receiving those benefits. Catholic Charities had to halt spousal health benefits lest it be sued for discriminating against homosexuals who were considered to be married in [...]

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IS GLENN BECK ANTI-CHRISTIAN?

By | April 12th, 2010|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Recently a major flap started over a comment that radio and television personality Glenn Beck made saying that people should leave their church if it is promoting “social justice.” Glenn Beck was slammed for days because of his flip remark, and some even accused him of being anti-Christian. In order to get a good read on [...]

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TONY PERKINS CENSORED AT AIR FORCE BASE

By | April 12th, 2010|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, was recently scheduled to speak at a National Prayer Luncheon at Andrews Air Force Base, but the invitation was withdrawn by the chaplain’s office. Why? Because Perkins has spoken out in favor of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. The decision to silence Tony Perkins, an ordained [...]

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“DON’T ASK, DON’T TELL” ALARMS THE FAITHFUL

By | April 12th, 2010|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Recently we explained to the media why it is necessary for those reviewing the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy to study the free speech and religious liberty implications of repealing it. Discussions abounded during the week after Andrews Air Force Base withdrew the invitation to Tony Perkins from speaking at a National Prayer Luncheon. Those [...]

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JESUS-TOMB HOAX EXPOSED AGAIN

By | April 12th, 2010|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

During Lent of 2007, movie director James Cameron released a documentary on the Discovery Channel claiming to have evidence of a Jerusalem tomb that allegedly houses the remains of Jesus and his family. Working with Cameron was Dr. Charles Pellegrino, who co-authored a book on the subject with Simcha Jacobovici, The Jesus Family Tomb: The Discovery, [...]

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DECEPTION AND BIGOTRY MARK HEALTH BILL

By | April 12th, 2010|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Just as we were ready to go to print, the House passed the health care bill. What follows are key events leading up to the vote. Every time spokesmen for the president were asked about the Senate health care bill that authorizes federal funds for abortion, they replied that none of the bills put forth are [...]

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OBAMA AIDES HOST CATHOLIC BASHERS

By | April 12th, 2010|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

On February 26, several officials from the Obama administration met with representatives of the Secular Coalition for America giving people of faith, especially Christians, a good reason to wonder exactly where their interests lie with the Obama administration. It appears that we now have the definitive answer. In an unprecedented move, leaders of a presidential administration [...]

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